Generators – New Homes Newburgh NY
Are You Building a New Home in Newburgh NY? Why not install one from the start? Some builders are now pre-wiring homes. It does not cost much to customize your home with a generator that can give you piece of mind down the road.
Recent storms have left many people very concerned about power failures in the Hudson Valley. The unprecedented destruction has cost many people thousand of dollars in damages. Snow and ice are not kind to power lines as well as wind and can take down trees. Power outages caused by natural disasters in the last few years have increased in severity. Storm damage being more extensive leads to longer time for repairs. Owners are more concerned now than ever. They are looking to prevent damage their home and keep the family safe. Builders in the area are very much aware of these concerns that many looking to purchase a new home would have.
While nobody knows what the future will bring, the choice to own a generator is a great option. Many people have taken steps in their current homes to ensure the safety of their home and family members should the need arise. When building a new home the cost to install a generator can be much less expensive. The builder can install all the wiring and proper hookups so that if and when the new owners decide to they would just hook up the generator. No complicated process involved.
Some builders in the area already include the hookup. It is part of the cost of the new home. The additional expense would be to purchase the proper size generator. The process is so much easier this way. You decide early on how much power you would need and this will help you to gauge the size of the unit you would need to purchase.
The prices for the actual generator will vary depending on the size of the home, and just how much power you will need to function in your home. Be sure to consult with a professional to learn how to use the generator. Your builder can recommend what size unit he recommends based on the installation of the hookup. Be responsible when using the generator.
- Carbon Monoxide Detector.. make sure it has batteries
- Proper location and distance from home
- Proper ventilation
Once you purchase the actual generator be sure to test it out before the bad weather. It will make for a much better transition if you should need to during an actual storm. Always ask questions from a professional to make sure that the unit will be used properly.
Good to know what to do if a storm comes along. Maybe our weather will be more gentle in the future. It would be great to have this option in your new construction home. If this feature is something that interests you let me know. I can make sure that your new home is ready for a future storm.
New Homes Newburgh NY with Generators
Janis Borgueta is a Realtor in Newburgh NY. Her blog is about living, working and Real Estate in The Hudson Valley. If you would like more information about Real Estate in Newburgh NY and Living in the Hudson Valley, please subscribe to this blog. When you are looking to buy a new home, Search the MLS for New Homes in Newburgh NY